Sarcoma Virus, Woolly Monkey


Sarcoma Virus, Simian

Sarcoma Viruses, Simian

Simian Sarcoma Virus

Simian Sarcoma Viruses

Wooley monkey sarcoma virus

Woolly Monkey Virus

A species of GAMMARETROVIRUS producing tumors in primates. Originally isolated from a fibrosarcoma in a woolly monkey, WMSV is a replication-defective v-onc virus which carries the sis oncogene. In order to propagate, WMSV requires a replication-competent helper virus.